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Airplane crash lands in I-77 median

Airplane crash lands in I-77 median

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com FANCY GAP — A single-engine airplane crash landed in the median of Interstate 77 at Fancy Gap Wednesday after clipping the tops of trees in limited…

Adams named managing editor for Times

Adams named managing editor for Times

Lynn Adams, whose career is highlighted by top awards in six press associations in three states, has been named managing editor for The Southwest Times. Adams has served as managing…

Roche named president of police chief association

Roche named president of police chief association

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Police Chief Gary Roche was installed Tuesday as president of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police for 2014-15. His appointment was made at…

9/11 ceremony begins with bell toll

NEW YORK (AP) — With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, the nation paused today to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001,…

Workshop provides tips on pricing and marketing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Artisans and crafters wondering how to price and market their products “for maximum sales” may find an upcoming workshop helpful. ’Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan…

September proclaimed Virginia Music Heritage Month

RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe has acknowledged Virginia’s contribution to music history and innovation around the world by declaring September as Virginia Music Heritage Month. Virginia’s musical contribution to American…

Rural Retreat Lake campground closing this weekend

Rural Retreat Lake campground closing this weekend

RURAL RETREAT – Campers in southwest Virginia will have one final weekend to enjoy Wythe County’s Rural Retreat Lake, as the campground is scheduled to close for the season this…

Brown pays dues in ‘Bridge’ challenge

Brown pays dues in ‘Bridge’ challenge

Radford City Mayor Bruce Brown dons a Pulaski County Cougars football jersey at his city council meeting as the result of losing his annual Battle of the Bridge challenge with…

Sharing their talents

Sharing their talents

Students of Lynn Loftus will present an afternoon of Broadway, jazz, pop and opera music Sunday, Sept. 14, at Memorial Baptist Church on Peppers Ferry Road in Pulaski. The free…

Pulaski catches New York Yankees

Pulaski catches New York Yankees

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Baseball fans in Pulaski should expect to see pinstripes in Calfee Park next season, as town officials announced an affiliation Wednesday afternoon with the New…